Moby-Dick, one of the most challenging books to read in the whole canon of Western literature, was recorded by William Hootkins for Naxos AudioBooks in eight days over a two week period in the modern London studios of the RNIB Talking Book Studios. It was, according to producer Nicolas Soames, a remarkable time for all concerned.
Penguin Classics presents Herman Melville's Moby-Dick, adapted for audio and available as a digital download as part of the Penguin English Library series. Read by the actor William Hootkins.
'The frail gunwales bent in, collapsed, and snapped, as both...[SEE MORE]